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Damien Hirst

1965 - Today

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Damien Steven Hirst (; born Damien Steven Brennan, 7 June 1965) is an English artist, entrepreneur, and art collector. He is one of the Young British Artists (YBAs) who dominated the art scene in the UK during the 1990s. He is reportedly the United Kingdom's richest living artist, with his wealth estimated at $384 million in the 2020 Sunday Times Rich List. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Damien Hirst has received more than 2,545,161 page views. His biography is available in 36 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). Damien Hirst is the 52nd most popular artist (down from 49th in 2019), the 2,067th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 1,983rd in 2019) and the 5th most popular British Artist.

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  • 36

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  • 3.25

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Among ARTISTS

Among artists, Damien Hirst ranks 52 out of 77Before him are Judy Chicago, William Etty, Vito Acconci, Robert Indiana, Gottfried Helnwein, and Yoshitaka Amano. After him are Carlos Páez Vilaró, Gilbert Baker, Mary Blair, Gordon Matta-Clark, Nikolay Shmatko, and Vlado Goreski.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1965, Damien Hirst ranks 79Before him are Yahya Jammeh, John C. Reilly, Tom Tykwer, Darko Pančev, Kristin Davis, and Satoshi Tajiri. After him are Ion Andoni Goikoetxea, David Robinson, Jeffrey Wright, Alan Cumming, Manuel Sanchís Hontiyuelo, and Suge Knight.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Damien Hirst ranks 2,067 out of 6,924Before him are J. Stuart Blackton (1875), George Robinson, 1st Marquess of Ripon (1827), Ian Khama (1953), Joss Ackland (1928), Ford Madox Ford (1873), and Robert Broom (1866). After him are Melita Norwood (1912), Frederick Abberline (1843), Norman Hunter (1943), Ken Annakin (1914), Edmund Kean (1787), and Matthew Stewart, 4th Earl of Lennox (1516).

Among ARTISTS In United Kingdom

Among artists born in United Kingdom, Damien Hirst ranks 5Before him are Banksy (1970), David Hockney (1937), Edward Burne-Jones (1833), and William Etty (1787). After him are Eric Gill (1882) and John Butler Yeats (1839).

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